A splendid new biography- vivid, intimate, scrupulously accurate yet reads like a novel. As we read Callow we feel closer to that tormented genius. -Olivier Bernier, Newsday. A Book-of-the-Month Club Alternate Selection.
Philip Callow's biographies of D. H. Lawrence, Son and Lover and Body of Truth, were widely praised. Mr. Callow, himself a novelist, poet, and biographer, has also written lives of Chekhov, Cezanne, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Walt Whitman, all published to critical acclaim. Mr. Callow lives and writes in England.